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Economics (14) - Archived


The MIT Economics Department today is a vibrant collection of faculty and students. The Department's distinguished scholars have received numerous awards, including three Nobel Prizes (Franco Modigliani, Paul Samuelson, and Robert Solow), and many are Fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society. Many faculty members have served in various elected offices of the American Economic Association and the Econometric Society.

The Department offers exceptional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study and research.

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Recent Submissions

  • Hausman, Jerry; Chernozhukov, Victor (2005-06)
    This course focuses on the specification and estimation of the linear regression model. The course departs from the standard Gauss-Markov assumptions to include heteroskedasticity, serial correlation, and errors in variables. ...
  • Diamond, Peter (2005-06)
    The central topic of this course is the theory of general equilibrium and its applications and extensions.
  • Ellison, Glenn (2005-12)
    This course provides an introduction to microeconomic theory and is the first course in the microeconomic theory series. It is intended for graduate students in the economics program. Some components of the course are ...
  • Holmstrom, Bengt (2003-06)
    The topic of the class is information economics. The purpose is to give an introduction to some of the main subjects in this field: risk sharing, moral hazard, adverse selection (signaling, screening), mechanism design, ...
  • Acemoglu, Daron (2009-12)
    This half semester class presents an introduction to macroeconomic modeling, focusing on the theory of economic growth and some of its applications. It will introduce a number of models of non-stochastic and stochastic ...